Full name:

Sam Weekes

Where did you grow up?



The College of West Anglia.

Your previous role and place of work:

I was Deputy Head Gardener at Selwyn College, Cambridge.

What are you most looking forward to about working at King’s Ely?

I’m looking forward to developing the gardens and helping with some exciting new projects that the team has coming up.

Hobbies/interests outside of school:

Gardening, going to the cinema, swimming, days out with the family, the gym, watching sport live or on the TV!

Any pets?

Two cats, Archie and Tia.

What did you want to be when you were growing up?

A fireman.

What is your favourite meal/food?

Toad in the hole.

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?

To get rid of Covid forever.

Who is your hero?

David Beckham.

What was the last book you read?

Peter Crouch’s ‘How to be a Footballer’.

What song are you most likely to sing at a karaoke?

Bon Jovi’s ‘Livin on a Prayer’.

What is your favourite film?

The ‘Rocky’ franchise.

Do you have any phobias or fears?

This may sound a bit odd, but dying.

Name three things you would want with you if stranded on a desert island for a week:

My son, Finlay, my phone and a long book.

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